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wiki:2018extra_on_filetypes [2018/07/13 21:52]
david [What?!? It's All in BINARY?!?!]
wiki:2018extra_on_filetypes [2018/07/13 23:49] (current)
david [What?!? It's All in BINARY?!?!]
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 That's right, even text files are binary. It's just that programs that read text files, like more,​less,​head,​tail and nano, expect each binary number to map to printable character in the ASCII character set (or other character sets like UTF-8). That's right, even text files are binary. It's just that programs that read text files, like more,​less,​head,​tail and nano, expect each binary number to map to printable character in the ASCII character set (or other character sets like UTF-8).
  
 +Want to know more? [[wiki:​curtain_bin_vs_txt|Look behind the curtain.]]
 ===== Executable Files Versus Data Files ===== ===== Executable Files Versus Data Files =====
  
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